UN urges US to stop separating immigrant children from parents

UN urges US to stop separating immigrant children from parents

Second entity, US government practice violates the law.Between March and April, 8,400 unaccompanied minors were detained on the American border

For UN, US should not criminalize irregular immigrationREUTERS / Lucas Jackson / 12.05.2018The United Nations (UN) issued a statement on Tuesday (5) demanding that the United States stop separating immigrant children from their families on the southern border of the country.According to the entity, this type of procedure that has been adopted by the American government is against the law.The information comes from the Reuters news agency."The US should immediately stop the practice of separating families and stop criminalizing what should be seen, at best, as an administrative offense - irregular entry or stay in the US," said human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani.See tooUS: Federal agencies 'lost' nearly 1,500 immigrant childrenAfter 98 days detained by immigration, Brazilian reports 'prison routine'Many of those crossing the US border come from countries like Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador - where escalating violence would give immigrants the right to internati...


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